Intrinsic Defects in Insulating Incommensurate Crystals

  • Pierre Saint-Grégoire
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 166)


In spite of a considerable amount of studies in incommensurate systems, relatively little attention has been paid to the role that intrinsic defects can play. The aim of this paper is less to give a complete view on the theoretical and experimental situation than to present the fundamental ideas and some of their confirmations.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pierre Saint-Grégoire
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  1. 1.G.D.P.C. (L.A. cnrs n∘ 233)Université des Sciences et Techniques du LanguedocMontpellier CedexFrance

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